I worked at Twist Image full-time (More than 5 years)
Small-ish agency, good opportunity to get involved in all facets of digital marketing (back-end, front-end, design, etc), nice people
Not a huge diversity of clients, the work can get repetitive, upper management is rarely available, not a lot of room for advancement
Advice to Management
Reward all employees, not just the same ones over and over
I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Twist Image in August 2013.
Got a phone call from the Toronto office after a few days I submitted CV. Was very friendly with the typical questions, had an interview a week later. At the interview, things started off wrong. The manager and QA lead had my interview 15 mins late (I was in 10 mins early). The manager said things were busy, which I found very odd since I clearly saw her walking around without talking to anybody while waiting.
Once the interview started, they asked basic QA questions. The thing that made me truly think I wasted my time was when they mentioned "we'd like someone to start" to work on automated tests. Clearly they had no clue what they wanted based on the questions asked. Anyways, I completed a QA quiz online and never heard from them since. Very unprofessional when they said they would get in touch with me. Based on the reviews, I'm not surprised this company is not doing well with it's employees. At least I improved my interview skills :)
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